| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is drawing criticism for refusing to repay hundreds of police retirees who a judge found were overcharged for their health insurance.
Last month, a county circuit judge gave the county 20 days to pay about $573,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:35 PM
The steel boxes in front of 10 of Baltimore County's police precincts look like library book drop-off stations, but they are part of a plan to reduce the county's drug overdose deaths.
On Friday, county officials unveiled the drop boxes, which are...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:19 PM
On Sept. 25, Bruce Wood became a hero.
Wood, a trash and recycling collector in Baltimore County, was awarded a Baltimore County Hero pin and a citation from County Executive Kevin Kamenetz Wednesday.
The recognition resulted from his efforts to...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Baltimore County officials said Wednesday a new $300 million development of stores, offices and residential units in Towson will fill a void — and nearly an entire city block — to create what County Executive Kevin Kamenetz called "an urban...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:13 AM
The Perry Hall Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library is celebrating 50 years of service this month, and on Saturday the community was invited to join the party.
The branch has come a long way in those 50 years. From humble beginnings to its...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Baltimore officials voted Wednesday to raise water and sewer rates by 42 percent over three years, despite residents who pleaded for relief and a city audit that called the increase "higher than necessary."
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, who controls...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:21 PM
School officials have vowed they would include parents and stakeholders in discussions on finding a way to accommodate the burgeoning elementary school-aged student population in central Baltimore County.
They appear to be keeping their word,...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:01 PM
The Baltimore County Council on Tuesday asked the county planning board to consider whether more residents should be allowed to keep chickens as pets.
Members unanimously approved a resolution requesting a planning board review of zoning regulations...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 3:00 AM
This will be the last summer residents did not have seven-day access to their local library as Baltimore County officials announced an expansion of year-round Sunday hours at each of the county's 19 library branches.
The Aug. 22 announcement also...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:09 PM
A Baltimore County police officer was shot to death Wednesday during a predawn raid on a house in Catonsville, police said. His alleged assailant was also killed in the firefight.
Officer Jason Schneider, 36, a 13-year veteran of the force, was trying...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 9:01 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz says he will ask the County Council for $17.2 million to fund air conditioning in five schools in Woodlawn, Middle River, Windsor Mill, Pikesville and Parkville.
The state Board of Public Works on Wednesday...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Baltimore County officials on Thursday announced an expansion of library services that include full-time hours at the Loch Raven Library and year-round Sunday hours at each of the county's 19 library branches.
The changes are part of a service...